The Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation, registered in the State of New York, formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation’s first set of scholarships and study grants were awarded in 1998.

2019 Scholarships Grants

The CTO Scholarship Foundation wishes to thank everyone who submitted applications for the 2019 scholarships and grants. The awardees are below:

Scholarships  

Master's Degree Scholarship - Nyssa Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago; Bachelor Degree Programme - Peter Thompson, Jamaica; Delta Scholarship - Valerie Derosin, The Bahamas

Audrey Palmer Hawks Scholarship - Johnnel Smith, Jamaica; Bonita Morgan Memorial Scholarship – Philicia Walters, St. Kitts & Nevis

Grants

Shanel Edmund – Grenada; Randel Henry – Dominica; Metellus Werlens – Haiti; Nigel Peters – Dominica; Christine Gibson - Barbados

 

Our Objective

The Foundation supports individuals who are nationals of CTO member countries interested in pursuing studies in tourism, hospitality and foreign language training, who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership, and who express a strong interest in making a contribution to the development of Caribbean tourism.

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Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Ezra Bailey
Ezra Bailey
The financial support offered to me by CTO was a platform for me to complete my B.BA in Hospitality Management. I graduated in 2013 with Summa Cum Lande Honors, (3.95 GPA) and made my family, friends and country proud of my…
Trinidad and Tobago
Gail Henry
Gail Henry
Securing a partial scholarship from the CTO Foundation greatly assisted me in realizing my dream of pursuing the MSc. degree in Tourism Marketing from the University of Surrey, UK. That opportunity complemented my prior…
Trinidad and Tobago
Marsha Banton
Marsha Banton
One of the most exciting and humbling moments in my life thus far, was the day that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) contacted me in July 2013 to inform me that my scholarship application was successful. In September…
Jamaica

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